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colliding in one. a maryland politician getting national attention for attempting to silence baltimore ravens linebacker brendanon ayanbadejo for speaking out in support of same-sex marriage. >> now maryland state delegate emmitt burns jr. has dialed back his position telling the baltimore sun, quote, upon reflection he has his first amendment rights and i have my first amendment rights. each of us has the right to speak our opinions. the football player and i have a right to speak our minds. brendon joins us now along with former professional football player wade davis who came out after retiring from the nfl and now works with lgbt youth. thank you, gentlemen, both for joining us. wade, i wanted to start with you. why are you supporting this? you are a straight man. >> you mean brendon? sf >> i'm sorry, brendon. i'm sorry. i have wade sitting right next to me. >> i was like, whoa. >> brendon, i'm going to begin with you. >> i merely see it as an equality issue. there was a time where women didn't have equal rights. african-americans didn't have equal rights. now it's the lgbt communi
wednesday, october 3rd. it is close. get ready. >>> a very emotional victory for the baltimore ravens over the new england patriots in sunday night football, especially for ravens receiver torrey smith. he caught two touchdown passes one night after his younger brother was killed in a motorcycle accident. the ravens went on to win, 31-30. it happened on a disputed last second 27-yard field goal by justin tucker. was it good or not? the ref said yes. it was a brutal week three for the replacement referees. they admit to making mistakes over san francisco. they incorrectly granted 49ers coach jim harbaugh two challenges in the fourth quarter. and in the detroit, tennessee, washington, cincinnati game, the refs stepped off too much yardage in penalty calls. not a good day. >>> meanwhile, "mad men" was dethroned. homeland took home best drama emmy last night. "modern family" is still the king of comedy. it won't best comedy series for the third year in a row. and speaking of streaks, there is nothing like this one. jon stewart's "the daily show" was named the best variety program for a tenth s
. when the refs take the field tonight in baltimore, you think they will be ready? >> oh, absolutely. these guys have been working every week, really since may, to get ready for the season through conference calls, through video, through meetings of their own. and that's something that the officials have done simply because they have enough pride in what they do they wanted to be ready. and they are ready. >> teak day, seemed to the owners, the most valuable thing the owners have, got aught then at this time of the game was slipping away from them. >> i think you can't discount the media uproar, not just in sports media this resonated in regular media and we are talking about it here. >> president clinton talking about it. >> politicians talking about t we talked about that yesterday it resonated in people's minds in a much greater way than i think the league anticipated. the owners, businessmen themselves and probably saw some kind of hit happening to their business had to act. roger goodell obviously being the voice of that finally made a decision here to get this thing done and th
in baltimore. i go home every evening and i talk to my constituents and they are appalled at what they are seeing. so, again, the country is better off and the country will be better off. i think what the president has got to do and i know he will do is he needs to make sure he tells the journey. not blame it. we don't have to get into the blame game. that's not necessary. tell us what the journey has been, what we've been through. tell what he has done and accomplished. then he must make it clear that we must protect our progress. you see, that's what i'm concerned about. my constituents are about protecting the progres they like the affordable care act. they like the fact that kids can be on an insurance policy. they like the fact that they're not going to be discriminated against because it's a woman and her poll 0 sis wiicies are high man. >> this is the message. >> they need that. >> let me ask you, obviously the president needs as much turnout in minority communities as he can get given the gap. but the paradox is they have suffered the most, unemployment in double digits fo
that there's all this stuff in pro football now about the baltimore ravens guy who came out and had that message -- it's hard to understand. >> all the teammates got around him. they supported him. so, i mean -- >> we said get real. what could he possibly have been thinking? >> it's not like this is going to be sanctioned by anyone. this is purely attention getting. it is not positive attention getting. it is going to earn you criticism. i'm not really sure. >> very well might be sanctioned. >> governor ventura and his wife did an amazing video in minnesota for the people trying to beat the constitutional amendment in minnesota which would ban gay marriage. i really want to thank you for doing that. it was really, very, very nicely done. >> i'll tell you why i'm so passionate over allowing gays to marry. when i was in pro wrestling i had a friend in there who was gay. he had a partner for over 25 years. when his partner ended up in intensive care, he was not allowed to sit bedside because hospital rules stated spouse or next of kin. which he couldn't qualify as either. and i thought
this morning is a hero's welcome for the real nfl referees. fans in baltimore gave them a standing ovation, ahead of last night's ravens/browns game. the replacements just one day after the league and referees union agreed on a new eight-year contract. nischelle turner is live in los angeles. they loved them at least at the very beginning. how did it go? >> four minutes they loved them for, soledad. you know, it didn't take long for the boos to come out. it wasn't because of bad calls or calls that fans thought were wrong. it was because, you know, when you have the home team and you make a call against the home team, fans don't tend to like that. the refs, the real regular refs did get that standing ovation. here's one of the calls in the third quarter about seven minutes in, a helmet-to-helmet hit call. they really heard the boos then. i was kind of taking notes while watching the game last night. one of the things i wrote down, it's kind of hard to look at the refs when you're watching on television. but that really is a good thing. because one of the benchmarks to see if they did do a
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